Archives for "Academics"

Friday

May 22, 2015 10:17 am

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one’s idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

Friday

May 15, 2015 10:06 am

Bates in the News: May 15, 2015

Bates in the News: May 15, 2015

A regular sample of news items featuring Bates and Bates people.

Tuesday

May 12, 2015 2:32 pm

Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 has come back to Bates College to work with students and take part in a performance of puppetry and gamelan music on May 14.

Friday

May 8, 2015 9:39 am

Language Arts Live returns with famed poet from Northern Ireland

Language Arts Live returns with famed poet from Northern Ireland

Bates College welcomes prize-winning Northern Irish poet Sinèad Morrissey for a reading on May 8.

Friday

May 8, 2015 9:08 am

2015 Watson Fellow to explore sustainable ranching in three nations

2015 Watson Fellow to explore sustainable ranching in three nations

2015 Watson Fellow and Bates College senior Caroline Caldwell will undertake an exploration of sustainable ranching in Australia, Finland and Tristan da Cunha.

Friday

May 1, 2015 1:46 pm

Bates hosts memorial gathering for pianist, artist-in-residence Glazer on May 9

Bates hosts memorial gathering for pianist, artist-in-residence Glazer on May 9

Frank Glazer, the Bates College artist-in-residence, will be remembered at a gathering at the college on May 9.

Friday

May 1, 2015 10:48 am

Bates announces college-record 18 Fulbright U.S. Student fellowships

Bates announces college-record 18 Fulbright U.S. Student fellowships

Annually a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Student fellowships, Bates has announced a college-records 17 recipients for 2015-16

Monday

April 27, 2015 10:37 am

Dance alumni to perform, pay tribute to program founder Plavin

Dance alumni to perform, pay tribute to program founder Plavin

On May 2, dozens of dance alumni return to Bates College to perform in a reunion concert and pay tribute to dance program founder Marcy Plavin.

Thursday

April 23, 2015 2:28 pm

Mellon grants advance faculty diversity on campus and beyond

Mellon grants advance faculty diversity on campus and beyond

Bates College recently received two grants, totaling more than $1.4 million, from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance faculty diversity.

Thursday

April 16, 2015 2:42 pm

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

While researching “The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn,” historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.